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Herpes Simplex Virus 2 IgG in Allahabad

(HSV-2, IgG)
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Understanding Herpes Simplex Virus 2 IgG in Allahabad

What is Herpes Simplex Virus 2 IgG in Allahabad?

Herpes Simplex Virus 2 (HSV-2) is the main cause of genital herpes which is a sexually transmitted disease. HSV-2 infection is lifelong and incurable. Genital herpes infection is mostly asymptomatic but symptoms such as genital blisters, body aches & fever do occur in some patients. Antibodies are produced by immune system to fight with the virus.This test detects IgG antibodies that are detectable from 21 to over 41 days of infection. IgG antibody is not used to detect early infection rather it is used to detect whether the patient has been previously exposed to the virus. The test is highly recommended in pregnant females to recognize HSV risk. This will help to prevent or minimize congential deformity in the fetus

Answers to Patient Concerns & Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Herpes Simplex Virus 2 IgG in Allahabad

Frequently Asked Questions about Herpes Simplex Virus 2 IgG in Allahabad

Q. How can herpes infection be prevented?

Oral herpes can’t be prevented. Exposure occurs during everyday life. Genital herpes can be prevented by avoiding sexual contact or through the use of condoms.

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